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Three weeks down under: Highlights from Prince George's first royal tour

The royal tour came to an end today as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their nine-month-old son Prince George bid farewell to Australia.

After 19 days travelling down under, William and Kate were left "bowled over" by the warmth of the welcome from well-wishers, Kensington Palace said.

As the family fly back to the UK, here's a look back at the highlights of their tour of New Zealand and Australia.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive with Prince George at Wellington Military Terminal in New Zealand. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
The nine-month-old prince begins his first royal tour. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George uring a Plunket nurse and parents group visit at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand. Credit: Marty Melville/AAP/Press Association images
Prince George met babies of a similar age to him when he joined the baby playgroup. Credit: Marty Melville/AAP/Press Association images
Prince George played with toys and crawled about during the event at Wellington's Government House. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
After all the excitment of the playgroup, Prince George cuddled his mother. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
Kate holds the hand of a baby after laying a wreath at the war memorial in Seymour Square in the town of Blenheim. Credit: Phil Noble/WPA Rota/Press Association Images
Prince William sits in the cockpit of a Sopwith Pup during a WW1 Aviation Commemorative event at Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre in Blenheim. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge wears a Jenny Packham dress featuring two symbols of New Zealand - the colour black and the silver fern. Credit: Arthur Edwards/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's yachting duel in waters off Auckland ended with an emphatic victory for Kate. Credit: Ross Setford/AAP/Press Association Images
The Duchess won two races piloting an America's Cup sailing boat, leaving William trailing in her wake. Credit: Mark Cuthbert/PA Wire/Press Association Images
The couple receive a baby bicycle as they open the Hamilton Avantidrome velodrome in New Zealand. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge receives a traditional Maori welcome called a "hongi" from David Ellison in Dunedin. Credit: Phil Noble/PA Rota/Press Association images
Kate and William travel on the Shotover Jet along the Shotover River in Queenstown. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge taste wine during a visit to the Amisfield Winery in Queenstown. Credit: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire/Press Association Images
The Duchess of Cambridge bats during a 2015 Cricket World Cup event in Christchurch. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
Prince William also batted during the 2015 Cricket World Cup event in Christchurch. Credit: Anwar Hussein/EMPICS Entertainment
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge officially open the Visitor's Centre at the Botanical Gardens in Christchurch. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire/Press Association Images
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge touch down in Sydney with Prince George. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
William and Kate wave to fans at the Sydney Opera House. Credit: DAN HIMBRECHTS/AAP/Press Association Images
Kate shares a joke with life savers during a surf life-saving display at Manly Beach, Sydney. Credit: EddieMulholland/PA Wire/Press Association images
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge pose for photographers at Echo Point in the Blue Mountains of Australia. Credit: Anwar Hussein/EMPICS Entertainment
Kate meets dozens of well wishers in Brisbane. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave the Easter Sunday Church Service at St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
Prince George meets a bilby - a rabbit-like marsupial - that was named after him. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Prince George clasps a toy Bilby during his visit to Taronga Zoo in Australia. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire/Press Association images
Prince William kisses his son during a visit to the Taronga Zoo in Sydney. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire/Press Association images
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also met Leuca the Koala. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stand in the shadow of Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock. Credit: Phil Noble/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Prince William shakes hands with an Aboriginal man during a visit to a local cultural centre at Uluru. Credit: Phil Noble/WPA Rota/Press Associaton images
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are shown the DJ decks at the youth community centre The Northern Sound System in Adelaide Credit: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge helps local children water a tree at the National Arboretum in Canberra. Credit: Lukas Cochi/AAP/Press Association images
The royal couple attend the Commemorative Service during the ANZAC Day ceremony at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Credit: Lukas Cochi/AAP/Press Association images
The baby Prince wore a red red cardigan, white shirt, pink shorts and shoes as his first royal tour drew to a close. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
The family wave farewell to Australia as they board a plane in Canberra. Credit: Alan Porritt/AAP/Press Association images

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